worn&wound is your resource for reviews and commentary on beautifully designed, well crafted and affordable watches. Both watch enthusiasts and new collectors will discover something new through in-depth discussions, beautiful original photography, video reviews, guides and much more. At worn&wound, we celebrate the entire breadth of the watch industry from the largest swiss brand to the smallest independent. We see watches not just as mechanical wonders but as the quintessential accessory to a design and fashion conscious lifestyle.
worn&wound watch accessories are also available at the worn&wound shop. There you will find premium watch products, developed by the worn&wound team, all at an affordable price. Further, we are proud to say that all worn&wound watch straps and original products are designed and manufactured in the USA.
worn&wound is operated by:
Zach Weiss, Co-Founder
Zach is a lifelong watch collector and has the stash of scratched up Swatches to prove it. He holds a B.A. from Bard College in Studio Arts and a Masters of Design in Designed Objects from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a working product, graphic and packaging designer, he views watches as the perfect synergy of 2D and 3D design: the place where form, function, fashion and mechanical wonderment come together. He has even had some viral success with his own ORBO digital watch concept.
Current grail watches: A. Lange & Sohne Zeitwerk, Rolex Explorer 6350
Blake Malin, Co-Founder
Blake is an avid watch collector with an affinity for classic military pilot watches. After receiving his B.A. from Bard College, he moved to New York City and is currently pursuing a career as a non-profit fundraiser. He lives in Brooklyn with his girlfriend who is surprisingly understanding of his watch obsession. Also, he’s an ideas man…he’s got ideas, man.
Current grail watches: Stowa Flieger Chrono (single register), 60′s Vintage Fortis Marinemaster
James L. Helms, Contributor
James is a long time watch collector that appreciates all watch types from digital to automatic, expensive to affordable. No matter what happens digitally, James is a firm believer that the watch can never be replaced as a personal timekeeping device. Professionally James is a Product Manager with a background in the automotive, computer, battery, and lighting fields while residing in San Diego.
Current grail watches: Hublot F1 King Power Abu Dhabi, Bell & Ross BR 01-97 Power Reserve
James Enloe, Contributor
Since receiving his first watch at age 7 (a Star Wars C3-PO digital) James has been wearing a watch. His interest turned into an obsession with the internet boom of the late 1990s and since that time has had over 100 different watches pass through his hands. James has written a number of reviews popular on the watch forums as well as a short series of articles for nerdist.com. He resides in North Idaho with his wife and young daughter, who is developing a watch collection of her own.
Current grail watches: Vintage Rolex GMT Master; IWC Big Pilot
Tom Caruso, Contributor
Since he was a kid, Tom has always been fascinated with clocks and watches. Perhaps it’s part of of his inherent nature to quantify things or simply because he thinks watches with sweeping seconds hands just look cooler than ones that go tick-tick-tick. As an adult, that interest has developed into a passion. To him watches are like peanuts, he can’t have just one. In a pursuit to pick out his first watch, he began to do “research” that’s left him with a drawer full of watches and an insatiable itch to get more. He talks about his findings and rambles on about other things on his blog Gizmosseur.com.
Current Grail Watches: Schofield Signalman DLC, IWC Miramar Chronograph
Dexter Austria, Contributor
When I was a kid, we use to have an empty storefront for rent (Philippines). A family came to rent it and set-up a tailoring shop. Their children eventually became my friends and since we couldn’t really afford “real” levis at a young age…we bought jean fabrics and all the surplus buttons, tags and levis zippers and made our own “custom” cut jeans. The best part was, we were always being asked where we bought them! Since that time, i’ve always been fascinated by fashion and especially the production behind it. Being a graphic designer now… when i look back, i think that’s what influenced me to “make” something out of nothing.
Current Grail Watches: IWC – Portuguese Tourbillon Mystere Retrograde, Bell and Ross BR 123 Heritage